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Walter Phillip RAS
 1916 - 1971

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  • Nickname  Flood 
    Birth  21 Mar 1916  Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  7 Jan 1971  Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  11 Jan 1971  Brookpark, Cuyahoga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2233  Barbarowa Neighborhood
    Last Modified  16 Apr 2006 12:52:37 
    Father  Albert Jacob RAS, (Rush), b. 22 Feb 1895, Brzeziny,, Poland  
    Mother  Stephanie (Stella) CIELEC, b. 24 Jan 1898, ,, Poland  
    Photos Ras, Albert Jacob and Stella (Stephanie) Cielec - 1915Ras, Albert Jacob and Stella (Stephanie) Cielec - 1915
    Wedding portrait
    Ras FamilyRas Family
    From left to right:
    Albert Jacob Ras (Rush)
    Stella Stephanie Ras (Rush) (nee Chiletz)
    Ronald Robert Rush - son of "Shorty" Rush
    Edward Raymond Ras
    Chester Matthew Rush
    Helen Rush (nee Gailey) - wife of "Shorty" Rush
    Mary Ras (nee Golowicz) - wife of Edward Ras
    Walter Phillip Ras (mostly obscured)
    Stanley John "Shorty" Rush
    Mildred Rush (nee Grodek) - wife of Chester Rush

    Standing 2nd from right:
    Caroline Martin (nee Chiletz) - sister of Stella

    The others may be Stella's other two sisters: Sophie and Anna
    Ras children portraitRas children portrait
    The first three children of Albert Jacob Ras and Stella (Cielec) Ras: Walter, Stanley, and Celia
    Family ID  F825  Group Sheet
    Family  Eleanore Victoria KMIECIK 
    >1. Clement Walter RAS
    >2. Edward Marian RAS
    Photos Ras, Walter and Eleanor Kmiecik - 1945Ras, Walter and Eleanor Kmiecik - 1945
    Wedding of Eleonore Victoria Kmiecik and Walter Phillip Rush (Ras) September 8th, 1945

    Sophie Lorek (later Prusock) - 1st cousin of bride
    Cecilia Sobczyk (later Fill) - 1st cousin of bride
    Helen Antionette Kmiecik (later Suzich) - sister of bride, maid of honor
    Eleonore Victoria Kmiecik - bride
    Walter Phillip Rush (Ras) - groom
    Edward Raymond Rush (Ras) - brother of groom, best man
    Ed(?) Kuczynski - 1st cousin of groom
    Henry Nowak - 1st cousin of groom

    Wedding party as identified by Eleonore Victoria Ras(nee Kmiecik). Eleonore was unsure of the 1st name of the Kuczynski boy - there was also a Leroy Kuczynski.
    Ras, Walter Phillip and Eleanore Kmiecik - 1945Ras, Walter Phillip and Eleanore Kmiecik - 1945
    Wedding Portrait
    Family ID  F830  Group Sheet
  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 21 Mar 1916 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 1971 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos Ras, Walter - 1941 during WWIIRas, Walter - 1941 during WWII
    Private Walter Ras
    Wedding party - Bride and Groom unknownWedding party - Bride and Groom unknown
    Walter Philip Ras is on the far left.
  • Notes 
      1962 - 3841 W.25th St., Cleveland, Ohio

      Name: Rush, Walter P. (Ras)
      Date: Jan 10 1971
      Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #151.
      Notes: Rush (Ras). Walter P. Rush (Ras), beloved husband of Eleanore (nee Kmiecik), dear father of Clement W. and Edward M., dear son of Albert and the late Stefanie, brother of Stanley rush, Edward Ras, Chester Rush and the late Cecella. Funeral services Monday, Jan. 11, at 9 a.m. at St. Barbara Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at The A. J. Tomon & Sons Funeral Home, 4772 Pearl Rd., 2-5 And 7-9 P.M. Sunday.


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